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HER Number (PRN):01880
Name:Castle Rough
Type of Record:Monument
Protected Status:None recorded

Monument Types

Summary

Natural mound with a natural ditch on the west side, traditionally the site of a castle. It has been said to contain a rock-cut chamber.

Parish:Moreton Corbet and Lee Brockhurst, North Shropshire, Shropshire
Map Sheet:SJ52NE
Grid Reference:SJ 5557 2652

Related records: None recorded

Associated Finds: None recorded

Associated Events

  • ESA2408 - 1978 field observation by Shropshire County Council

Description

Card and SVF missing from SMR 10/7/91. PAW <?>

Natural mound with a ditch on the west, traditionally the site of a castle. (Annotated Record Map: Corr 6" L F Chitty 19.2.49 2; Aerial photograph: RAF CPE/UK/2010 1203-4 16.4.47)->

-> Mound is natural rock cap. Ditch is natural - probably former course of River Roden. No trace of occupation. (Field Investigators Comments:F1 JR 05-FEB-62).->

-> Listed by Cathcart King as a natural mound containing a rock-cut chamber. (David J Cathcart King 1983 Castellarium anglicanum : an index and bibliography of the castles in England, Wales and the Islands. Volume II : Norfolk-Yorkshire and the islands Page 429). <3>

Site visible in background of CPAT 06/SA/2948, CPAT 06/SA/2950 and CPAT 06/SA/2951. <4>

Site visible in background of CPAT 06/CP/1432. <5>


<00> Shropshire County Council SMR, Site and Monuments Record (SMR) cards, SMR Card for PRN SA 01880 (Card index). SSA20722.


<02> Burrow Ian, 1978-Mar, Castle Rough, Moreton Corbet (Photograph). SSA6456.


<03> National Monuments Record (NMR), Pastscape, 70657 (Online database). SSA22230.


<04> Musson Chris R, 2006-Jul-28, CPAT 06/SA/2948 to 2953 (6 photos) (Oblique aerial photograph). SSA24757.


<05> Musson Chris R, 2006-Jul-28, CPAT 06/CP/1432 to 1433 (2 photos) (Oblique aerial photograph). SSA24758.

Sources

[00]SSA20722 - Card index: Shropshire County Council SMR. Site and Monuments Record (SMR) cards. SMR record cards. SMR Card for PRN SA 01880.
[02]SSA6456 - Photograph: Burrow Ian. 1978-Mar. Castle Rough, Moreton Corbet. Black and white. 35mm.
[03]SSA22230 - Online database: National Monuments Record (NMR). Pastscape. 70657.
[04]SSA24757 - Oblique aerial photograph: Musson Chris R. 2006-Jul-28. CPAT 06/SA/2948 to 2953 (6 photos). Black and white. 35mm.
[05]SSA24758 - Oblique aerial photograph: Musson Chris R. 2006-Jul-28. CPAT 06/CP/1432 to 1433 (2 photos). Colour. 35mm.
Date Last Edited:Jun 17 2014 11:20AM